Audi S7 Recall 13V450000

Potential Fuel Leak

Drive Train, September 23, 2013

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

A fuel leak can develop on vehicles equipped with a 4.0L engine.

What Should You Do?

Audi will notify owners beginning late October 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Audi recall number is 20U6/L8.


Certain vehicles equipped with 4.0L engine are being recalled because a fuel leak could develop. Manufacturing tolerances on one of the fuel lines can result in leakage. Dealers will replace the affected fuel line to correct this concern.

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 2013, 2014

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 23, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V450000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A


Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,594

Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Audi S6 and S7 vehicles equipped with 4.0L engines. Due to manufacturing tolerance issues, a fuel line may leak fuel.

Consequence: A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, may result in a fire.

Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The safety recall is planned to begin in late October 2013. Owners may contact Audi of America at 1-800-822-2834. Volkswagen's number for this campaign is 20U6/L8.

Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

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